Research Ethics in the Real World, Issues and Solutions for Health and Social Care Professionals

Research Ethics in the Real World

Issues and Solutions for Health and Social Care Professionals

By Tony Long, Professor of Child and Family Health, Salford Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Collaborative Research, University of Salford, Manchester, UK; and Martin Johnson, Professor in Nursing and Director of the Salford Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Collaborative Research, University of Salford, Manchester, UK


Introduction. Rigour in research as a matter of ethical concern. The person in research. The social context of research and ethics. What are ethical issues in research? How are ethical issues in research to be addressed? Criticising research from ethical perspectives. Research governance: an international perspective. Getting ethics approval. Dissemination: ethics and politics. Conclusions. Bibliography